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fămĭlĭāris , e (
I.abl. sing. regularly familiari; familiare, Varr. and P. Rutil. ap. Charis. p. 105 P.), adj. familia.
I. Of or belonging to servants (rare; only as subst.): fămĭlĭāris , is, m., a servant: “majores nostri servos (quod etiam in mimis adhuc durat) familiares appellaverunt,Sen. Ep. 47 med.: “hujus familiae familiarem,Plaut. Am. 1, 1, 203; id. Ep. 1, 1, 2.—
II. Of or belonging to a house, household, or family; household, domestic, family, private (freq. and class.): “fundus,Plaut. As. 5, 2, 24; cf. “focus,Col. 11, 1, 19: “filius,Plaut. Capt. 2, 2, 23: “negotiis familiaribus impediti,Auct. Her. 1, 1, 1; cf.: “res domesticae ac familiares,Cic. Tusc. 1, 1, 2; so, “res,the household, family affairs, property, Plaut. Stich. 1, 2, 88; Caes. B. G. 1, 18, 4; Quint. 12, 1, 6; 12, 7, 9: “ab domo ab re familiari, diutius abesse,Liv. 5, 4, 6 al.; cf. “copiae,Liv. 2, 16, 7: “pecuniae,Tac. A. 4, 15: “rationes,id. ib. 6, 16: “curae,id. ib. 11, 7: “referam nunc interiorem ac familiarem ejus vitam,Suet. Aug. 61: “vita,Plaut. Pers. 1, 3, 46: “quis umquam in luctu domestico, quis in funere familiari cenavit cum toga pulla?Cic. Vatin. 13, 31: parricidium, i. e. committed on a member of the same family, Att. ap. Cic. N. D. 3, 26, 67: “maeror,a family grief, Plaut. Cist. 4, 2, 60: “Lar,Cic. Quint. 27, 85; Cic. Verr. 2, 3, 11, § 27; id. Rep. 5, 5 Mos. N. cr., v. Lar; cf.: “numen Minerva,Quint. 10, 1, 91.—
B. Transf.
1. Familiar, intimate, friendly, and (more freq.) subst., a familiar acquaintance, friend (syn.: amicus, familiaris, intimus, necessarius).
2. Of or belonging to one's self, to one's own people or country (cf. domesticus); only in the lang. of the haruspices, of those parts of the animal which related to the party that sacrificed (opp. hostilis): “(haruspices) fissum familiare et vitale tractant,Cic. Div. 2, 13, 32; cf.: “Decio caput jecinoris a familiari parte caesum haruspex dicitur ostendisse,Liv. 8, 9, 1; cf.: “mater procurans familiare ostentum,Liv. 26, 6, 14.—
1. By families: “agros in montibus Romani acceperunt familiariter,Front. de Colon. p. 119 Goes.—
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